Griffiths and Morris, journal and field notes, 1-994, 1901

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Creator

  • Griffiths, David 1867-1935
  • Morris, E. L.
  • Morris, Edward Lyman (1870-1913)

Abstract

This field book includes details of Griffiths' itinerary and observations, descriptions of soil samples taken, and specimens collected in Wyoming, Nevada, and Ontario in 1901. Noted geographic points include Malheur Lake; Big Creek, Nevada; and a number of ranches. Dated prose entries describe routes taken, the day's work, and observations on pasturing practices for sheep and cattle. Descriptive soil samples are numbered and dated. The field book includes collection numbers 1 - 994. There are also shipment lists and lists of 5x7 photographic plates.

Date Range

1901

Start Date

Jul 08, 1901

End Date

Aug 27, 1901

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Agriculture
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Wyoming
  • Red Desert
  • Cheyenne
  • Malheur Lake
  • Nevada

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-106

Collection name

David Griffiths field books, 1897-1923

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library